Soldier Songs and Voices currently offers chapters all across America.

We meet in venues weekly or monthly for free songwriting lessons and music writing workshops.

All sessions are led by professional musicians. Whether you are new to music or an experienced songwriter, we welcome veterans and dependents from all generations and backgrounds.


Don't have an instrument?

No problem. We are here to help you get started.


Whether you are looking to learn a new instrument, hone your songwriting skills, or simply attend a music session and see what our community is about...We are here for you.

Interested in starting a local chapter of Soldier Songs & Voices?


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San Marcos, TX

Cheatham St. Warehouse

119 Cheatham Street 

San Marcos, TX 78666

Join Dustin Welch every Monday at 5pm/CST

with SSV San Marcos, TX chapter. Dustin also hosts a weekly virtual songwriting session every Wednesday at 5pm/CST. Join the virtual session below.

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ZOOM phone numbers

Gloucester, MA
Cape Ann Veterans Services

12 Emerson Avenue 

Gloucester, MA 01930

Lead by Richard Clark SSV~CA has weekly guitar lessons and songwriting workshop every Friday starting at 10:30 AM.  Zoom meetings will be started in the future.

Richard is a Traveling Ambassador for SSV. His website: will be used to stay connected to chapters he starts and works with.  This site will also be used to announce future projects.

Scituate, MA

Susan Phippen House

125 Mann Lot Rd 

Scituate, MA 02066

Led by Bob Murphy, the Scituate Chapter of SSV has entered an exciting time for local vets. Meetings are held every Monday from 7-9pm at the Susan Phippen House.

Greenville, SC

Smiley's Acoustic Cafe

111 Augusta St.

Greenville, SC 29601


Join SSV Upstate virtually the first Sunday of every month at 3pm/EST!

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Bastrop, TX

Restoration Ranch

172 Hills Prairie Road 

Bastrop, TX 78602

In partnership with Code VI Veteran Integration, Jim Cochrun leads Soldier Songs and Voices workshops on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month from 4-6 PM at Restoration Ranch in Bastrop.

La Grange, TX

The Bugle Boy

1051 N. Jefferson St.

La Grange, TX 78945


Heather Allbright is the chapter coordinator for bi-monthly music workshops held at The Bugle Boy, an intimate concert hall housed in a World War II army barracks located in La Grange. Heather assembles a stellar cast of music volunteers, including the likes of Chuck Hawthorne, Terri Hendrix, Lloyd Maines, Susan Gibson, and other visiting artist

Sarasota, FL

The Palmer Pavillion

Sarasota, Florida

seeking new location!

Ray Hodges leads monthly sessions in the Palmer Pavilion, located behind the American Legion Post 24 in Sarasota. 

Wednesdays from 4-6 PM.

Read About SSV Sarasota-Manatee Here!


Fayetteville, AR

Senior Activity & Wellness

945 S. College St. 

Fayetteville, AR 72701

SSV-NWA hosts virtual meetings every week,

Tuesday at 2pm/CST.

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ZOOM local numbers

Santa Fe, NM

The Candy Man Strings 

851 St. Michael's Drive
Santa Fe, NM 78505


Daniel Johnsen leads sessions at The Candyman Strings and Things in Santa Fe on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm.

Taos, NM

Not Forgotten Outreach

461 Valverde Commons Dr.

Taos, NM 87571

Daniel Johnsen leads sessions at Not Forgotten Outreach in Taos, NM.


Portland, OR

Artichoke Music

2007 SE Powell Blvd. 

Portland, OR 97202

Soldier Songs and Voices – Portland Metro advances the arts of music and songwriting.  We welcome all discussion and commentary, as it relates to those arts.  As an organization, we endeavor to provide an accepting community space for all. We meet on Zoom most Sundays from 2 - 4 p.m. PST. Meeting dates are in the Calendar on our site:


Use the link below to join the meeting.

ZOOM Meeting Link

LA Times Article on SSV Portland 

San Antonio, TX

Sam's Burger Joint

330 E. Grayson Street
San Antonio, TX 78215


In partnership with 'Find The Hero In You',

Tom Vickers and Jeph Duarte lead Soldier Songs and Voices sessions the first Tuesday of every month from 6-8pm at Sam's Burger Joint.

Nashville, TN

American Legion Post 82

3204 Gallatin Pike 

Nashville, TN 37216

Led by Adam McCabe, the Nashville Chapter meets weekly from 5-7pm at the American Legion Post 82 off Gallatin Pike.